30 Years!

ARRoc was formed as “Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate, NY” (ARAUNY) by a small group of upstanders in 1989! Another group was busy forming the “Rochester Area Vegetarian Society” that same year (now the Rochester Area Vegan Society). New names,…

Cube of Truth 1/12: Recap

Thanks to Pana, Justin, Hannah, Theresa, Indego, Falicia and Darren for coming out in 20-degree weather to the Public Market on January 12th to show people the truth about animals being used for food.  Many conversations were had as well…

Triangle Demo 1/5 Recap

Thanks to Darren for setting up a “Triangle” TV outreach demo at the Public Market on Saturday January 5th, and to Julie, Rodney, Theresa, and Ross for coming out in the cold to help! Darren reported that “the clouds provided…

Rochester VegFest 2019!

We are super-pumped to announce that Rochester VegFest will be returning for its third year, September 14th, 2019 at Martin Luther King Jr Park!  This event is brought to you by ARRoc and RAVS, and a lot of hardworking volunteers!…

Cube of Truth 12/1 Recap

Last Saturday nine spectators took veganism seriously during our Cube of Truth demonstration at the Public Market.  Thanks to Falicia, Darren, Joseph, Tina, Kevin, Michael B, and Theresa for coming out in the cold to tell the Truth.  Thanks to…

Stand Up for Turkeys 11/20 – Recap

Thank you to Theresa, Bob, Kevin, Carol H, Beth, Katie, Lisa, Jessica, Erin, Tina, Debora and Bubbie for coming out in the cold to stand up for their friends.  We were at East Avenue and Winton Rd.  Car traffic was…